Ward Stone Day
On October 16, 2016 we will be Celebrating Ward Stone for all the help and support he has given to Berkshire Bird Paradise and all the other organizations he has helped.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Ward Stone, director of the Wildlife Pathology Unit of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, had been selected to receive the Sierra Club’s 2009 Distinguished Service Award.
This award honors a person in public service for strong and consistent commitment to conservation over a long period of time. The award will be presented in San Francisco at the Club’s annual dinner on Sept. 26, 2009
Stone has served as the state’s sole wildlife pathologist for the past 40 years. He is responsible for diagnosing, monitoring, and researching the causes of sickness and death in the state’s wildlife and conducting field and site investigations on the impact of pesticides, pollutants, and hazardous materials on wildlife. Prior to serving in
this role, he received two honorable discharges from the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy, where he served as a Navy Corpsman.
As one of the nation’s leading wildlife pathologists, he has provided depositions and expert testimony in numerous local, state, and federal court cases, and has also addressed the United Nations on two separate occasions.
Ward Stone we be there to answer questions and will give a talk.